College Dekho, the Indian Edtech company, has received $8 million in Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Man Capital and GirnarSoft.
The Edtech firm said it will be using the fund to expand, develop the product, research and augment technology.
The startup basically runs a platform that helps students and colleges to interact.
"The current round of funding will strengthen our ability to create more engaging internal and customer-facing products," Co-founder and CEO of CollegeDekho, Ruchir Arora told the Indian daily news, Business Standard.
Arora initiated CollegeDekho in 2015 together with Rohit Saha, Rajiv Singh and Saurabh Jain. Earlier, the company worked along with 10 universities and colleges and gradually, extended its network to over 400 colleges and varsities and 300,000 students throughout India.
Guided counselling services are scarce in India and only 2 - 3 per cent students have access to this data currently. We are certain that as the education sector continues to grow rapidly,CollegeDekhowill play an important part in bridging this gap and shaping the future of students in our country," said Amit Jain, founder ofGirnarSoft, told the Indian daily news, Business Standard.